Global Civil Society 2011: Globality and the Absence of Justice

Paperback | November 30, 2010

byH. Seckinelgin, Billy Wong

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Global Civil Society 2011 combines activist and academic accounts of contemporary struggles to promote, negotiate and deliver justice in a global frame without a central authority. In their engagement with cultural diversity and their networked communication the contributors rethink and remake justice beyond the confines of the nation state.

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Global Civil Society 2011 combines activist and academic accounts of contemporary struggles to promote, negotiate and deliver justice in a global frame without a central authority. In their engagement with cultural diversity and their networked communication the contributors rethink and remake justice beyond the confines of the nation ...

MARTIN ALBROW is Senior Visiting Fellow at LSE Global Governance, UK.HAKAN SECKINELGIN is Senior Lecturer in International Social Policy and Research Director of the Global Civil Society Programme at London School of Economics and Political Science, UK.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:352 pages, 10.98 × 8.27 × 0.02 inPublished:November 30, 2010Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UKLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230272010

ISBN - 13:9780230272019

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Table of Contents

Introduction: M.Albrow & H.Seckinelgin
PART I: FORGIVE AND FORGET? COLLECTIVE MEMORY AND THE QUEST FOR JUSTICE
Introduction; M.Kaldor & S.Selchow
Seeking Justice, Honour and Dignity: Movement for the Victims of Japanese Military Sexual Slavery; H.Shin
Addressing Injustice through State, Local Culture and Global Civil Society: The White Terror Incidents in Taiwan; F.-L.Shih
Reconciliation and Transitional Justice: the Contribution of Forgiveness Towards Social Healing; R.Kattumuri & A.K.Holm
Historians and Conflict Resolution: The Challenge of Advocacy to Scholarship; E.Barkan
PART II: NETWORKING FOR GLOBAL CIVIL SOCIETY
Introduction; H.Anheier
Anti-Slavery and Redefining Justice; K.Bales & J.Sarich
Pathways Towards Tax Justice; M.Kohonen, A.Waris & J.Christensen
Access of Self-help Groups and Grassroots Organisations to the Transnational Arena: an Alternative Face of Global Civil Society; M.Vielajus
PART III: ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE
Introduction; H.Seckinelgin
The Global Climate Justice Movement; D.Guerrero
Community-Based Environmental Governance and Local Justice; M.Sekher & G.Sahu
Food Sovereignty and Food Justice: A Global Perspective; L.Hartsell & C.-K.Kim
PART IV: TRANSITIONAL JUSTICE
Introduction; M.Glasius
Global Civil Society and Transitional Justice; I.Rangelov & R.Teitel
Community-Based Justice and Reconciliation: The Peace and Reconciliation Movement in Sierra Leone; S.Goinhas
Seeing Justice Done: Outreach and Civil Society at the Special Court for Sierra Leone; S.Kendall & A.Sesay
Global Civil Societies in Action: Global Social Justice in the Making?; S.Bellina
PART V: STATE, NATION AND GLOBAL JUSTICE
Introduction; C.Sengupta
Japan's 'Article 9' Renunciation of War as a Model for a Just and Peaceful Global Civil Society; M.Creighton
Carrying Out Social Justice for North Korean Refugees in South Korea: Global and Local Spheres of Civil Society; G.-S.Park & C.S.Moon
The Bottom-up Pursuit of Justice: the Case of Two Burmas; M.Zarni
Globalisation and Korean Activism in Japan; H.Shin
State, Civil Society and Justice: the Case of India; R.Mutatkar